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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for May 22nd, 2013

Daily Villanova Wildcats links, today featuring Hail Szczur, Jim Boeheim & Nerlens Noel's hand size.

Happy hump day, 'Nova Nation! The farewell tour continues as we get our first look into the developing career of Matt "Hail" Szczur in quite some time. I'll just leave you with this, because it'll make your day better.

Now, the "news."

A growing dialogue - ESPN
Will Sheridan, in a special to ESPN, talks about Jason Collins coming out, and the impact he hopes it will have on the sports community, and the black community, in particular. Nice job, Will!

Matt Szczur still stars on Chattanooga fields |
Before the Tennessee Smokies team bus arrives at AT&T Field these days, it must first travel along Highway 27 past Finley Stadium. That makes Matt Szczur smile every time.

Villanova Wildcats player Pinkston has his day in court - Main Line Media News
Well, we know those two students aren't basketball fans.

Baseball's Connor Jones and Stephen Ostapeck Earn Weekly Honors - Villanova University Official Athletic Site
Following a terrific weekend that included a series sweep at Georgetown both junior right fielder Connor Jones (Chandler, Ariz.) and senior starting pitcher Stephen Ostapeck (Sacramento, Calif.) have earned weekly recognition for their performances. Jones was named to the weekly BIG EAST Honor Roll and was also selected as the Philadelphia Big Five Player of the Week, while Ostapeck is the Big Five Pitcher of the Week.

Tarik Black to transfer to Kansas -
The Jayhawks, already sitting pretty after Andrew Wiggins committed last week, added Memphis transfer Tarik Black to the squad for his last year of college hoops.

Jim Boeheim rips Knicks not named Carmelo Anthony -
Jim Boeheim is still in the corner of Carmelo Anthony, tearing down almost every player on the Knicks roster besides the guy who helped him win the 2003 NCAA Championship.

NCAA/EA Sports' Ed O'Bannon defense? Some players don't match -
The NCAA and EA could try to evade liability in the O'Bannon case by showing that some player likenesses don' match their real life counterparts. If that works, f*ck me.

Nerlens Noel says hello -
That's a big hand.

And a correction from the Twitterverse